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Microsoft Surface 2 RT 64GB vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Microsoft Surface 2 RT 64GB vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002 phones. Which is the best phone?

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03 Microsoft Surface 2 RT 64GB vs 23 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002

Microsoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
10.6"
TFT

1080x1920

5
MP

3.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Penta

N/A
mAh

Non removable

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
5.7"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3200
mAh

Removable

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


03 Advantages Microsoft Surface 2 RT 64GB

Surface 2 RT 64GBvsGalaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
 3 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (45GB user available)vs16GB (12GB user available)
 86%86%
+Larger screen
10.6"vs5.7"
 52%52%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
3.1 megapixelsvs2.1 megapixels

23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002

Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002vsSurface 2 RT 64GB
 26%26%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs1.7Ghz 32bit Penta-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
3GB LPDDR3vs2GB LPDDR3
 3 times100%
+Lighter
168 grams (5.88 ounces)vs676 grams (23.66 ounces)
 7%7%
+Thinner
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLEDvsTFT LCD
 86%86%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
386 PPIvs208 PPI
 154%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
13 megapixelsvs5 megapixels
Advantage+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo/video only main cameravsNot supported
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Advantage+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster3G+ HSPA+vsNot supported
Advantage+Faster for surfing the internet and download files(3G+ HSPA+) 42 MbpsvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceProximityvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometervsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceTemperaturevsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceHumidityvsNot supported
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - RemovablevsLithium ion - Non removable
Advantage+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSvsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/acvs802.11 a/b/g/n
Advantage+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNAvsNot supported
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFCvsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass 3vsNot supported

22 Common items in both devices

+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 64GB
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+Higher resolution screen1080 x 1920 pixels
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocus
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary cameraFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscope
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro HDMI Type D / Micro-B USB - MHL-2
+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version with A2DP
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 3.0 / USB 3.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 14 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
BrandMicrosoftSamsung
ModelSurface 2 RT 64GBGalaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
Also known asMicrosoft Surface RT 2, Microsoft Surface 2 RTSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos N9002, Galaxy Note III Dual Sim
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateSeptember, 2013September, 2013
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)172.5 x 274.6 millimeters (6.79 x 10.81 in)79.2 x 151.2 millimeters (3.12 x 5.95 in)
Weight676 grams (23.66 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardDock with QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Microsoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
Operating systemWindows RT 8.1Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
HardwareMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
Architecture - Chipset32bit - NVIDIA Tegra 4 Wayne (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
CPU processor1.7Ghz Penta-Core ARM Cortex-A152.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerNVIDIA GeForce ULP MP72 672MhzQualcomm Adreno 330
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (45GB user available)16GB (12GB user available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
DisplayMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
Display typeTFT LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size10.6" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)208 PPI386 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
Dual SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot
Not supported
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF) and standard SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
2G network SIM2Not supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered42/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
Main camera5 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592 x 1944 pixels4128 x 3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.06" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo/video only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
Front camera3.1 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2048 x 1536 pixels1920 x 1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
USBUSB 3.0USB 3.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DMicro-B USB - MHL-2
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNo / YesYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
Other features- Colors: Dark Titanium
- Dual-position kickstand
- Optional Touch Cover with keyboard
- WiFi Direct
- Microsoft Office 2013 RT
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- SkyDrive 200GB for 2 years
- Skype free international calls and WiFi for 1 year
- Colors: Black, White, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Dual Shot camera
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- S-Voice
- Dropbox 50GB
Power supply and autonomyMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
Battery technologyLithium ion - Non removableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacityfeature not registered3200 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registered25200 minutes | 420 hours | 17.5 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Microsoft Surface 2 RT 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 3 Duos SM-N9002
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.29 W/Kg (head) | 0.36 W/Kg (body)

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